Ray Nitschke

Football
Linebacker

Born: Dec. 29, 1936
Elmwood Park, Ill., U.S.A.
Died: March 8, 1998

Active: 1958-1972

Defense 1: Turnovers

SeasonTeamGamesFumFRIntTeam
Punts
Forced
Def 1
1958GB12021420.51
1959GB12020560.54
1960GB12013660.81
1961GB12012490.51
1962GB14144580.96
1963GB12112590.60
1964GB14022720.78
1965GB12031600.70
1966GB14002690.64
1967GB14013750.81
1968GB14032770.91
1969GB14002720.65
1970GB14020710.65
1971GB14011610.59
1972GB11000660.38
Post10021590.65
Total2052252610.69

Defense 2: Punting, Sacks and Team Defense

SeasonSacksTeam
Games
Team
Yards
Allowed
Team
Sacks
Team
Sack
Yards
Def 2
1958124615780.35
19591235522480.66
19601*123442342750.66
19610.5*144051342730.63
19622*143277423381.02
19632*143599393270.79
19641.5*143179453331.00
19651*143969443350.64
19661.5*143603473570.87
19671.5*143300292670.95
19680*143596282350.81
19693.5*143827362880.84
19700*144055322700.60
19711.5*144008191680.68
19720*143474292520.65
Post1*1024696610.66
Total11.83

* Sacks unofficial prior to 1982. Data from John Turney via Pro Football Reference.

Offense

SeasonRec
Yards
KO Ret
Yards
Int Ret
Yards
Off 1Int Ret
TD
Off 2OffenseTotal
195820.0100.000.000.22
1959130.040.000.020.31
196033900.3910.260.330.53
1961410.1300.000.070.32
19627560.2000.000.100.55
196380.0300.000.010.35
1964360.1200.000.060.47
1965210.0700.000.030.35
1966440.1400.000.070.42
1967350.1210.270.190.54
1968200.0700.000.030.45
1969320.1100.000.050.40
19700.000.000.000.31
197100.0000.000.000.32
1972340.120.000.060.29
Post1890.0900.000.040.35
Total34713941.6220.541.086.17

160-game average: 4.82
Apples & Oranges rating: 7.30

Offensive 160-game average: 0.84
Defensive 160-game average: 8.79

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